I think @taylorswift13’s next PR move (or at least definitely queued, as to not seem so obvious) is to get a black female best friend to add to her squad. Obviously. My thoughts on the whole Gender/Race Twitter discussion [+ a helpful comments thread if you click the link] here (x):

I want to be a doctor (sexism in medicine is not a myth).

I want to be a doctor. I’ve known this forever. In the back of my mind, I’ve always imagined it to be difficult, but not too difficult -just the reasonable amount of marathon studying, never-ending stress and running around as you might expect in any postgraduate course. But life has been telling me that it…

Tribute: Enheduanna

The Akkadian/Sumerian poet Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is credited with creating the framework of poetry, psalms and prayers used throughout the ancient world –Enheduanna’s compositions were used as the template forΒ the Babylonian prayers, the Hebrew Bible and the Homeric hymns of Greece. Enheduanna is the world’s first author known by name, whose works were inscribed over…

Some debate motions that I should be able to grasp, but still don’t. (Exhibit A in the ‘Jari is actually very slow on the uptake’.) THBT women’s rights organisations should advocate the legalisation of multiple partner marriages. I am a sad excuse for a feminist and over-all human being. Life updateΒ I’ll stand up to (quote-unquote)…

Essay: TH does not believe in religion

I had a nightmare earlier. I had a nightmare, and I woke up praying to the lord for strength. How odd, that for a person who professes no affiliation to a religion, I find myself coming back to the same rituals and the same prayers when I am reduced to my lowest. It must be…

Essay: Filipina Feminista

An amazingly dry essay on what is and isn’t for the Filipino feminist. See the end for references and notes. Filipina Feminista AND WHY SHE’S NOT MOVING ONWARDS The 2011 Gender Gap Report by The World Economic Forum presents something to be excited about: out of 135 countries tested, the Philippines ranks with the eighth…

In Progress

I haven’t posted anything in a while, mostly because I don’t have anything complete to present to the world. My “In Progress” desktop folder is full of things I can’t seem to finish once I’ve started. I will finish them, though. I promise.Β